The paintings of Dirck de Vries, also known as Todaro Fiamengo, depict the Rialto market at the beginning of the 17th century. Fruits and vegetables, vendors and customers with the buildings in the background, offer a fascinating portrait of Venice in the past
What was in that spot? How was it? What was built afterwards? Three places in Venice today and in the past as represented in de’ Barbari’s “Bird-eye View of Venice”
Is there a reason why everyone in Venice gets lost? Cruelty or sense of humour of the ones that built the city? And how can you find your way in Venice? Trusting your smartphone and GPS navigator? Asking directions? Or simply follow the people along some busy streets? Or planning carefully all details…?
Venice is a marvelous and unique city. Learn about the secret corners of Venice, about its jewels hidden in the maze of narrow streets, about the places that most of the tourists want to discover just by standing on a roof top terrace.
Venice with kids can be a lot more fun and informative with a guide! This proposed itinerary is focused on the figure of Marco Polo, whose story fascinates children and adults!